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Save the Rhino Vietnam Campaign

May-2016-SRVN

On May 19th, Education for Nature - Vietnam welcomed Hollywood actor, film producer Mr.Paul Blackthorne and Deputy Director of Save the Rhino International, Ms.Susie Offord to Hanoi, Vietnam to start a major campaign in order to raise public awareness about the rhino horn trade called Save the Rhino Vietnam. 

The campaign's first day started in Thang Long University on May 20th. A press conference was operated to announce the launch of the campaign. Following was a discussion on the illegal rhino horn trade in Vietnam with over 500 passionate students at Thang Long University, hosted by Paul Blackthorne.

 

 

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 Joining Paul and ENV's representative were Ms.Susie Offord and the school's vice chair man


May-20-2016-SRVN-Thang-Long-Unitalk-2 Many students had shown their concern and had questions for the guests

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 At the end of the show, everyone got on stage to sign the campaign's board

as a promise to help protect rhinos

 

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 The next day of the campaign (May 23) started with a meeting with the Ministry of Natural Resource and Environment (MONRE). 

Paul Blackthorne's fan from the show Arrow had a chance to see him in a  lovely, warm-hearted meeting by the end of the day.

 

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May-23-2016-Arrow-fanclub-meeting-2 Paul signed for his fans

 

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On May 24th, the campaign spread to British International School Hanoi, and this time it was Mr. Xuan Bac who joined with Paul to bring the message of protecting rhinos to the students here.

 

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That night, a meeting with cooperate's representative was held in Sofitel Plaza Hanoi hotel. Many journalists and media partners were also invited.

 

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 Ms. Susie Offord

 

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 Mr Guy Poujoulat, the manager of the Sofitel Plaza 

 

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 British Ambassador Mr.Giles Lever, Mr.Xuan Bac, Mr.Guy Poujoulat, and Mr. Paul Blackthorne

 

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 Paul paid a visit to South Africa Embassy in Hanoi on May 25th 

 

The wonderful journey of Save the Rhino Vietnam Campaign officially came to an end with its last event having taken place in Cau Giay Park on Sunday, May 29th.

 

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